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Deploying in 2023, Dream Chaser Opens New Horizons for Commercial Space Travel

When NASA retired the Space Shuttle in 2011, the average person’s last hope of entering the cosmos was seemingly extinguished along with it. Sure, one’s chances of getting onto a…

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Celebrating the Heroes of Today and Tomorrow on National Astronaut Day

Mercury astronaut Alan Shepard climbed into the cramped, one-person Freedom 7 capsule on May 5, 1961, and flew 116 miles to space on top of a converted Redstone missile. He…

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LIFE Habitat: Safety, Accessibility, and Discovery Meet in Low-Earth Orbit

In the opening scenes of Stanley Kubrick’s iconic 2001: A Space Odyssey, we witness a prominent scientist arriving at a hotel in space. Serving as a hub between Earth and…

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Jeff Babione Joins Sierra Space as New Chief Operating Officer

Jeff Babione, Executive for Lockheed Martin’s Famed Skunk Works®, Joins Sierra Space as Chief Operating Officer LOUISVILLE, Colo. – April 20, 2022 – Sierra Space, a leading commercial space company…

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Sierra Space Launches “Dreams Worth Chasing™” Campaign

Sierra Space, a leading commercial space company at the forefront of creating and building the future of space transportation and infrastructure for low Earth orbit (LEO) commercialization, announced today the…

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The Next Great Innovations Will Come from Private Industry in Space

Technological breakthroughs and outer space naturally go hand in hand. American ingenuity in the 20th century led to astonishing advances that helped humankind make its first great leap into space.…

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Orbital Reef: A Mixed-Use Business Park—In Space

Airing concurrently with the feverish height of the Space Race, the original run of Star Trek, featuring franchise icons like William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy, touched the hearts of millions…

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Space is Once Again for Everyone

600 million people watched Neil Armstrong take the first step on the moon on July 20, 1969. This event set a record for TV viewership lasting until 1981 when 750…

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Teledyne, Sierra Space and Nissan Designing Lunar Terrain Vehicle for NASA

Colorado Springs, CO - April 5, 2022 - Teledyne Brown Engineering announced today, at the 37th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, CO, that it is leading a team including partners Sierra…

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Orbital Reef Team Achieves Design Milestone

Successful completion of System Requirements Review demonstrates progress toward final Orbital Reef design LOUISVILLE, Colo. – April 5, 2022 – The Orbital Reef team, led by principal partners Sierra Space and Blue Origin,…

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